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Friday, November 20, 2009

A fresh harvest of Red Radish ...


A fresh bounty of red radishes landed straight from the fields to my kitchen...Thanks to a friend who gave me a bunch of the fresh roots from her farm. The veggie loving SD being away, I wasnt too keen on cooking up anything elaborate.....


And hence this simplest of simple salads....

Ingredients :
Small Red Radish - 5-6
Cucumber - 1 medium sized
Olive Oil - 1 -1.5 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 lemon
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Chili flakes - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Procedure :
1. Wash the radishes and scrub them. Trim the top and tip of the radish. You may peel the skin...I did not.

2. Wash and peel the cucumber

3. Slice the cucumber and radishes very thin.

5. Add the olive oil, sugar, salt, chili flakes and squeeze the juice of lemon into the sliced radish-cucumber. Toss them well.

6.Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy the freshness!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

It was certainly interesting for me to read the blog. Thanks for it. I like such themes and anything that is connected to this matter. I would like to read a bit more soon.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Sharmistha
..I generally don't eat vege salads..But I make them for others..will try this one, the dressing is great
Happy and exciting weekend cooking and may happy returns of the weekends

SGD said...

@Anonymous...nameless persons are not welcome here!

@UG-Ha ha ha!! Apnio hardcore carnivorous!!! I too am not too fond of veg salads...kintu tatka radish tasted good with olive oil & lemon juice... ;)

Babli said...

Darun laglo ei veg salad er preparation ta. Ekdom notun dhoroner r amar to veg salad bhishon priyo. Nischoi try korbo.

Sudeshna said...

Ah, the radish looks so cute :). Comgrats on you harvest :). Salad ta dekhe khub bhalo lagche, amar barir mulo gulo harvest korlei eta prepare korbo.

Sharmila said...

Dubar elam ... 30-40 r opor pages khulte laglo ... ki jhamela. :-(
Radish ta tomar baganer .. tahole toh darun byapar ... otherwise ar kichui bhalo lekhar nei byata radisher opore ... boddo gondho. ;-)

SGD said...

@Babli-Thanks! So glad that you liked it!

@Sudeshna @ Sharmila-na na....radish ta amar baganer na....kothae oto jayega!! :(
bondhur farm er....
i'm not a salad person kintu oto fresh radish diye ghonto korte ichhe korlo na....tai ogotya salad!!!